• The Cardiff Rugby Team

    The home of rugby in Cardiff previously known as The Cardiff Blues

Cardiff Rugby | The Cardiff Blues

Playing at the Cardiff Arms Park, both home fans and away supporters are welcome at Future Inn Cardiff


Cardiff Blues, now known as Cardiff Rugby, is a professional rugby club based in Cardiff, the capital city of Wales. Last season saw the Blues bring silverware home in the shape of the European Rugby Challenge Cup, won in a thrilling 31-30 final victory over Gloucester.

Cardiff Rugby is one of the four professional Welsh regional rugby union teams. The team play at Cardiff Arms Park, next door to the Principality Stadium, and are owned by Cardiff Rugby Football Club.

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Future Inn Cardiff Bedrooms

Hotel near Cardiff Arms Park

Future Inn Cardiff is an ideal base for the night, offering various-sized rooms that can sleep up to four adults, including our accessible bedrooms. All rooms have a private bathroom with shower facilities, a desk with workspace and a laptop safe. Room features include an iron and ironing board, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities, bottled water and a flat-screen TV.

Perks include free parking and electric car charging, free Wi-Fi and a complimentary robe and slippers in your room. Plus home away from home services like our guest laundry room, ice buckets, and ice machine, which you can help yourself to. There is also free entry to Simply Gym, situated at the Red Dragon Centre across from the hotel.

Book direct for the best available rates on our website or by contacting the Reservations Team on 02920 487111 or reservations.cardiff@futureinns.co.uk.

Future Inn Rewards

For additional benefits, you can join the Future Inns hotel loyalty program. For every £1 you spend on accommodation, you earn 1 reward point. Plus, get double points when you dine in the restaurant. Points can then be used to upgrade your bedroom to a suite or a free night's stay. You also get a complimentary drink voucher to redeem when you dine in the restaurant (you'll also get double points, too!) and a member's discount rate. It's also completely free to join!

Cardiff Restaurant

Thomas Restaurant is ideal to fuel up before the event. The team serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, evening a-la-carte or traditional roasts on Sunday. A homemade Taste of Wales Afternoon Tea is served daily between 1pm-5pm or our set menu offers 3 courses for £25 daily from 5pm.

A large selection of drinks is also available, including popular local brands. Our Welsh drink selection includes Brains beers, Penderyn whiskey and vodka, Benjamin Hall gins, and Cariad wines. An extensive gin and mixer menu and 2 for £15 cocktails

Room service is available 24 hours a day.

Getting to Cardiff Rugby from Future Inn Cardiff

By Car

The Cardiff Arms Park is an 11-minute taxi ride from Future Inn Cardiff. Match days parking is available and subject to availability. Spaces cost £4 to park for the duration of each match. An NCP multi-storey car park is close to Cardiff Arms Park, which is priced by the hour.

By Bus

The number 6 Bay Car bus goes from in front of County Hall a 3-minute walk from the hotel and takes you directly to Cardiff Central Bus Station, it is a further 8-minute walk to Cardiff Arms Park.

By Train

Cardiff Bay train station is a 5-minute walk from the hotel and takes you to Cardiff Queen Street station, followed by a 12-minute walk to Cardiff Arms Park. Alternatively, you could change lines for Cardiff Central followed by a 9-minute walk.

By Bike

Future Inn Cardiff is a cycle-friendly hotel, and we allow guests to keep bikes in their room with cycle mats supplied. It takes around 11-minutes to cycle from the hotel. Nextbike operates in Cardiff, and a station is at the end of Hemingway Road, near Cardiff Bay train station, a 5-minute walk from the hotel. You can cycle directly to St Mary Street bike station followed by a 4-minute walk.

By Water

The Aquabus (water taxi) goes from Cardiff Bay to Bute Park, opposite the Cardiff Arms Park and Principality Stadium. It runs all year round, weather permitting, between 1030 and 1630. It takes around 25-minutes. 

On Foot

It would take around 32-minutes to walk from the hotel. 

* Please note all times are approximate, but it could take long on a matchday with additional road traffic.


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